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Society of City and Regional Planning History, H-Urban Web site

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European Association for Urban History

"The European Urban History Group" at the Technical University, Berlin

Society of Architectural Historians Website.

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The American Society for Environmental History

The Centre for Urban History, Leicester University
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Journal of Urban History

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Urban History (Cambridge University Press)

Member's Sites

Michael Ebner

Review Essay: Timothy J. Gilfoyle, "White Cities, Linguistic Turns, and Disneylands: The New Paradigms of Urban History"

Review Essay: Timothy R. Mahoney, "A Bachelor's World: A Review of Howard
Chudacoff's The Age of the Bachelor: Creating an American Subculture."
H-Urban (December, 2000)

Review Essay: Joel Tarr, "Urban History and Environmental History in the
U.S.: Complementary and Overlapping Fields" in Christoph Bernhardt (Ed.),
Environmental Problems in European Cities of the 19th and 20th Century (New
York/Muenchen/Berlin: Waxmann, Muenster). at

Gilbert Stelter's Urban History Course:
"Reading a Community: Doing Urban History at the Local Level"
"The Urban Past: An International Urban History Bibliography"


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H-Urban Reviews

H-Urban review of "The Great Chicago Fire and the Web of Memory" WWW site.

Reviews of Perry Duis, Challenging Chicago: Coping With Everyday Life, 1837-1920 (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1998)
By Doug Knox for H-Urban

By Patricia Mooney-Melvin for H-SHGAPE (Society for the History of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era).

H-Urban review of Arnold Lewis, An Early Encounter with Tomorrow: Europeans, Chicago's Loop, and the World's Columbian Exposition (Urbana: University of Ilinois Press, 1997)

Review Essay: Timothy R. Mahoney, "A Bachelor's World: A Review of Howard
Chudacoff's The Age of the Bachelor: Creating an American Subculture."
H_Urban (December, 2000)

H-Urban Posting on Carl Smith, Urban Disorder and the Shape of Belief: The Great Chicago Fire, the Haymarket Bomb, and the Model Town of Pullman (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1995).

New York:
"Five Points" WWW site. Narrative and images describing archaeological exploration of New York's notorious "Five Points" slum neighborhood in heart of Manhattan in 19th century.

H-Urban Review of "Five Points" WWW site

H-Net Review of Carl Abbott, Political Terrain: Washington, D.C., from Tidewater Town to Global Metropolis (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1999)

H-Urban Review of Maureen Ogle, All the Modern Conveniences: American Household Plumbing, 1840-1890 (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1996)

OAH '98 Roundtable on Crabgrass Frontier: The Suburbanization of the United States (Oxford University Press, 1985). Includes commentaries from Philip Ethington, Ann Keating, and John Logan.


La Guardia and Wagner Archives, La Guardia Community College


Population of the 100 Largest Cities and Other Urban Places in the United States: 1790 TO 1990 U. S. Census Bureau: T I G E RĘ Topologically Integrated Geographic Encoding and Referencing system Home Page

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